Register for Continuing Education
Corporate Education and Continuing Education programs are open to adults 18 years and older on a first-come, space-available basis unless special admission requirements must be met.
Payment of registration fees and any additional fees must also be made prior to attending class. See the college’s noncredit course schedule for current registration fees. All high school students who participate in concurrent enrollment must be at least 16 years old.
English as a Second Language (ESL) Registration
All new ESL students must first take a placement exam. Please take the placement exam at the time and location where you will study. Students can complete registration following the exam. Learn more on the ESL program page.
Continuing Education Registration Options
Payment must be received before the first class. There are four ways to register:
Online registration is available for many courses that do not have prerequisites. You will need to know the six-digit section number for the course. Refer to course descriptions for information. You do not need to have a WebAdvisor account or to login to register. Please note that payments will be listed on your credit card statements as “OPC DURHAM CC.” Online registration is not available for courses with prerequisites since proof of completion must be provided at the time of registration. See the other registration options listed below for these courses.
Complete a Registration form. Please note: The following programs use separate registration forms. Use the address and fax numbers on the form to mail in your registration.
Mail the registration form with payment to:
Durham Technical Community College
Attn: Admissions, Registration, and Records
1637 E. Lawson St.
Durham, NC 27703
Monday, Thursday, Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wynn Center (Building 10), room 10-201
Northern Durham Center (NDC)
2401 Snow Hill Road, Durham, NC 27712
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Orange County Campus (OCC)
525 College Park Drive, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Monday–Friday, 8 a.m. –5 p.m.
Orange County Campus (OCC)
Course fees are listed with each course. Payment of these course fees is required before the first class session. Some courses have additional charges for supplies, insurance, or other essential expenses, which are also noted along with the course descriptions. In most courses, students are responsible for purchasing any special materials required for the class. No registration is complete without the payment of all applicable fees or receipt of official authorization for payment from the registrant's employer.
College access, parking, and security fee (CAPS Fee) is $5 per class. A computer use and technology fee is $5 per Continuing Education course.
Accepted Forms of Payment
Note: Durham Tech verifies checks and credit cards to ensure that accounts are active and in good standing.
Third-Party authorization letter: Public Safety and some health care courses may be paid for by an outside agency (vocational rehabilitation, JOCCA, or WIOA). Students must provide a copy of the authorization to pay letter from the agency along with the registration form.
Check, money order, or credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa)
Check, money order, or credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa). Students may also pay in cash at the Cashier's Window in the White Building (Building 1) entrance foyer on Main Campus from 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Mondays–Thursdays, and 8–11:30 a.m. on Fridays.
Credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa). Please use the fax numbers under the campus locations listed above.
Credit card (American Express, Discover, MasterCard, or Visa)